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Good Friday

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  • Schaefer making one final tour through Baltimore

    Schaefer making one final tour through Baltimore
    William Donald Schaefer — the former mayor, governor and comptroller who left an indelible mark on Baltimore — is back in the city for one last tour Monday afternoon. His body was being driven by motorcade past old haunts and spots...
  • Good grief! Thieves target people paying their respects at cemetery

    It was Good Friday afternoon at Our Lady Queen of Heaven Cemetery in North Lauderdale. As people were paying their respects to departed friends or family members, a trio of crooks were busy turning some mourners into crime victims, authorities said,...
  • The Christian case for environmentalism

    The Christian case for environmentalism
    The world's two billion Christians have just completed Holy Week, celebrating the final days, death and resurrection of Jesus. This year, the global celebration of Earth Day coincided with Good Friday, giving many of us an additional perspective on this...
  • Green movement is a false prophet

    In his article about Christian environmentalism ("Confluence of Good Friday, Earth Day a reminder of our duty to protect God's creation," May 3), Bishop John R. Schol, alluding to "Green Dragon" views of environmentalism as "actively anti-Christian,"...
  • Book review: 'Jerusalem' by Simon Sebag Montefiore

    Book review: 'Jerusalem' by Simon Sebag Montefiore
    Simon Sebag Montefiore's epic survey of Jerusalem's sanguinary history does not inspire confidence in the civilizing qualities of religion. The pile of corpses accumulated over millenniums from the persecutions both perpetrated and endured by all three of...
  • Howard County seniors

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  • South Florida's Catholic leaders see hope in Cuba's Good Friday announcement

    South Florida's Catholic leaders see hope in Cuba's Good Friday announcement
    After Cuba's announcement Saturday that it will honor Pope Benedict XVI's request for the Good Friday holiday this year, Catholic leaders in South Florida responded with elation — seeing it as a possible door to further change on the communist...
  • Cross dating back to 1895 vandalized at Bridgeport parish

    Cross dating back to 1895 vandalized at Bridgeport parish
    A copper cross that has stood at a Bridgeport Catholic parish since 1895 was vandalized overnight, according to police and the pastor. “It’s very shocking,’’ said the Rev. Donald Craig, pastor of St. Mary of Perpetual Help...
  • The Orioles' blasphemous home opener

    I am disappointed to see that the Orioles have selected April 6th as the opening for their home season. The revelry and celebration that accompanies the home opener contrasts to the solemn nature of Good Friday and the reflection of Passover, which begins...
  • Good Friday schedule and closings

    This schedule will be in effect Friday: Government offices Closed in Anne Arundel and Carroll counties, and in Baltimore City and Annapolis. Open in Baltimore, Frederick, Harford and Howard counties. Courts Open in all jurisdictions. Libraries...
  • Not so good a Friday for some Orioles fans

    Not so good a Friday for some Orioles fans
    Many fans have lost hope as the Orioles have posted a dismal record over the past 14 seasons. Now the team is starting its new season by testing the faith of some of them as well. Friday is Opening Day for the Baltimore Orioles, as well as for 17 other...